There will be a non-uniform day on Thursday 27th June. Contributions of £1 will be collected by Class Teachers. No Football Tops, Onesies or hoop earrings.
Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) offered Ballyclare Secondary School the chance to participate in an education outreach programme aimed at inspiring young people into careers in technology and aiming to equip students with the skill set of the future (innovation, empathy and creativity skills).
Aaron and Stacey had the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the significance of the First World War, by experiencing the battlefields and participating in remembrance ceremonies in France and Belgium.
We had staff training (25 staff attended and 8 became champions) to ensure we had the knowledge and understanding to train other staff to be Autism Aware and be able to provide support to an individual with Autism, if needed.
Our 54th Annual School Sports Day took place on Wednesday 5th June 2019. This event was hosted at Antrim Forum Athletics track were our pupils were able to compete in the different athletic disciplines using top class facilities.
Ballyclare Secondary School’s show jumping team has had another progressive year. We welcomed both Molly McCartney and Chloe Stewart to the novice team and continue to look forward to seeing these girls develop within the squad; making the move from primary school level to the 85cm class is not an easy task!
Congratulations to three of our past pupils, Faye Hutchinson, Chloe Hanna and Lesley- Anna Tosh, on graduating from the University of Ulster with a First Class Honours Degree in Music.
On Friday 1st June Kofi was presented with his international cap by the NISFA (Northern Ireland Schools Football Association) at La Mon Hotel and Country Club.
Kofi Balmer played for the Northern Ireland Schoolboys on 29th March 2018 against the Republic of Ireland in the Centenary Shield competition gaining his first ‘Schoolboy Cap’. Kofi had gained this achievement whilst still attending Ballyclare Secondary School.
On Wednesday 21st March our U16 Rugby squad won the 2018 Danske Bank Ulster High Schools’ Trophy, thanks to a 37-19 win over Ballynahinch High School at Kingspan Stadium.
2017/2018 was a great year for Ballyclare Secondary School’s U16 Hockey Squad. Ballyclare Secondary is extremely lucky; it has a lot of very gifted and talented players in Years 9-12 willing to step to the mark. These players possess a high need to achieve, an outstanding work ethic and attitude.